Clued-In Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt!

Get ready for the classic Murder Mystery game Clue like you’ve never played it before - a scavenger hunt taken to a whole new level!  No board, no scripts, no complicated or expensive set-up—JUST FUN!  Your friends will want to play again and again, and the best part is you can because every game has a different outcome.

This murder mystery game takes the classic game of Clue off the board and into a real life scavenger hunt. This inspired game takes it to a whole new level with new elements for the players to participate it such as bribery, forming alliances, blackmail, gambling, stealing, and more all in a race to be the first to be the first to discover who murdered Mr. Boddy, where they did it, and what they did it with. 


Video Game Description

Watch the fun video below for a quick explanation of the game (you can quick on the screen to pause it any time if you want to read the character descriptions, I know they go by pretty fast).  The written description is located under the video.  Have fun!

Clued-In Murder mystery Scavenger hunt game play

The game includes 12 suspect cards, 10 location cards, 10 weapon cards, 32 play cards (these are what make the game so fun, but we will get to that in a minute) 1 case description, 1 make an accusation card, and 12 file case cards, plus set-up and rules.

CLUED-IN MURDER MYSTERY SCAVENGER HUNT
To Play - Print out game and cut out cards, next:

Remove one suspect card,

There are 12 suspects each with a brief character description on back of card. (shown in video above)

  • Eliza Black
  • Benjamin Blue
  • Clyde & Clementine
  • Miss Gold
  • Sammy Silver
  • Rusty Redmond
  • Oscar Olive
  • Milo Mustard
  • Miss Scarlett
  • Miss White
  • Mr. Tanner
  • Madame Plum

one location card,

There are 10 location cards

  • The Bedroom
  • The Kitchen
  • The Garden
  • The Ballroom
  • The Conservatory
  • The Billiard Room
  • The Dining Hall
  • The Wine Cellar
  • The Lounge
  • The Library

and one weapon card.

There are 10 weapon cards:

  • Candlestick
  • Wrench
  • Statue
  • Tire Iron
  • Poison
  • Rope
  • Pistol
  • Axe
  • Knife
  • Lead Pipe

These are the solution cards - the one's the players are going to be trying to guess, so make sure they are kept top secret.

Place all remaining cards (including game play cards, which we will get to in a minute) in individual envelopes - you don't have to place them in envelopes but it helps to make sure they are not spotted before they should be. Hide them throughout your playing area.  Do NOT hide the make an accusation sign or the case file cards.

Clued-In Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt
Next, Have each player read the case Description

NOTE: The case description is basically the quick and simple rules of the game. It prints on one full page - you can print one off for each player, or you can just print one and have it presented for everyone to see.  You can also choose read it aloud at the beginning of the game. 

CLUED-IN MURDER MYSTERY SCAVENGER HUNT
Now, Give each player a Case file card

This card help players to record their findings. When players find a suspect card, weapon card, or location card they can eliminate it off there case file as it is not one of the solution cards, because those are held by the host.  

Now the hunt Begins!

Players race to find as many hidden cards as they can and eliminate any suspects, locations, and weapons as they can and preventing others players from getting to those cards first.  

Eventually all the cards will be found, and players will want to see what the other players found so that they can continue to eliminate possibilities off there case files and try and win the game -

THIS IS WHERE THE REAL FUN BEGINS!

CLUED-IN MURDER MYSTERY SCAVENGER HUNT
PLAYERS NOW GET TO USE THEIR GAME PLAY CARDS
TO INTERACT WITH THE OTHER PLAYERS.

Along with all the hidden suspect,weapon, and location cards there are also hidden play cards that players will find.  There are eight different types of play cards that allow players to interact with other players in specific ways.  The eight cards are the;

Each of these cards allow players to interact with each other in fun, different ways.  The rules of each card are described on the card. The Friendly Wager card is the only one that requires extra props - those would be six dice. This card allows a mini game inside the game, but still simple enough it doesn't get confusing.  The Sneak A Peek cards come in three different versions, each with it's own fill in the blank space - so you are able to create your own game rule, and change it each time you play the game.

Winning the Game

Eventually while interacting with the other players using the game play cards, a player is going to eliminate all the suspects, weapons, and locations on there file case until they are left with the three that are the solution.  At this point that player would grab the Make an Accusation card (that you place in a central location in the playing area for players to reach) and call out there solution. 

If they are correct they win the game!  If they messed up somewhere or guessed in haste and didn't get the solution correct they are not allowed to make another accusation for 10 minutes - they can still continue playing the game during this time though.

Game Details

AGE RANGE: Ages 8+

NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 6-12 players.  If you have less than 8 you may want to take out some of the game play cards to meet the ratio.

TIME FRAME: If you want the game to only last a certain amount of time, then there is away to make that happen.  About 25 minutes before you need to game to end (you should allocate at least an hour for total game play) you can start calling out one of the suspects, locations, OR weapons that is NOT in the solution every 60 seconds.  This will make sure the game comes to an end within the allotted time frame.

DOWNLOAD CLUED-IN MURDER MYSTERY SCAVENGER HUNT INSTANT DOWNLOAD $14.99

Download is emailed to you in ready-to-print PDF files that include:

  • 12 suspects cards (4 per page)
  • 10 weapon cards (8 per page)
  • 10 location cards (8 per page)
  • 32 Game Play cards (8 per page)
  • 1 Accusation Sign (half page)
  • 1 Case Description - full page (can print as many as you need)
  • 12 case file cards (4 per page)

NEW! add our editable invitation for $5.99

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This editable invitation was created to compliment our Clued-In Murder Mystery Hunt. It comes in a PDF file that includes 2 (5x7) invitations per page. You will need Adobe Acrobat / Adobe reader to view and edit.  This comes already installed on many computers, but if you don't have it you can download it for free at adobe.com.

 Once you open your file you can edit the text easily by clicking on the sample text and replacing it with your own. Our editable invitation let's you edit all the text  (except Clued-In logo) to include your party details.  

After you are finished personalizing your invitation simply print and cut.  They are ready to be delivered!

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